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It wasn’t just I-70 that suffered after Glenwood Canyon slides. The Colorado River took a blow, too.

When a mud and rock slide buried one of the more important highways in the West on July 29, the dramatic gridlock became a statewide spectator sport.  That same historic rock slide, at the same moment, blocked off the most important river in the West.  After decades of fierce arguments over damming up more of […]

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Mitigation “bank” near Greeley will offset wetland damage, meet Clean Water Act rules

Developers often dropped by unannounced at the Allely farm to ask if the family would consider selling their 70-acre property south of Greeley at the confluence of the Big Thompson and South Platte rivers. The answer was always no — the Allelys did not want their land, which had been in the family since in […]